• Orangutan at Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre
  • Pygmy Elephants at Kinabatangan River
  • Visit the Famous Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur

Best of Malaysia

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  • Duration: 15 days
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Experience the best travel offerings that Malaysia has to offer with our Best of Malaysia tour!

This 15-days tour will begin in Kuala Lumpur, where you will explore the cultural heritage and architectural pride of Malaysia through the heritage walk, as well as the KL Twin Towers tour. After the dizzying big city experience, you will then continue your tour to the nature city of Sandakan in the island of Borneo – home of the iconic orangutan and long-nosed probosci’s monkey. Sandakan will give you an opportunity to get up close and personal with nature. If you’re lucky, you may even encounter the elusive herd of Bornean pygmy elephants!

From Sandakan, your journey will then continue to Kota Kinabalu – the thriving city capital of Sabah. Here’s you will explore the distinctive tastes of Sabah, led by our very own local foodie guide. You will also get a chance to visit some of Kota Kinabalu’s iconic attractions between meals.

On the last leg of the tour, you will enjoy a magical six-days stay at the beautiful Perhentian Island. With a gorgeous stretch of white sandy beach and sparkling blue waters, Perhentian is a great snorkelling and diving hub. Be sure to soak up the sun and explore every inch of the island while you’re there!

Included: Transfers, Accommodation, English-speaking guide, Entrance fees, meals as mentioned in the itinerary

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Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Hello, Kuala Lumpur!
  • Day 02: SKL Heritage Walk & KL Twin Towers Tour
  • Day 03: Fly to Borneo – Stay at Sepilok Nature Resort
  • Day 04: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • Day 05: Kinabatangan River
  • Day 06: Sandakan / Grandis Hotel
  • Day 07: Kota Kinabalu City Food Tour
  • Day 08: Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 09: Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bahru – Perhentian Island
  • Day 10: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 11: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 12: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 13: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 14: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 15: Departure Kota Bahru

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions

Day 1
Hello, Kuala Lumpur!

Welcome to Kuala Lumpur!

Upon arrival at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), we will meet you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Here, you will experience the bustling metropolitan of Kuala Lumpur; also known as the 'garden city of lights', which is famous for its shopping, nightlife and delicious food. Witness the intoxicating modernity of KL City as the city that never sleeps. Don't forget to take this opportunity to shop and eat!
You will be staying at Hotel Stripes in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Included

Accommodation at Hotel Stripes - Deluxe Room • Airport transfer

Day 2
KL Heritage Walk & KL Twin Towers tour

Rise and shine!

After breakfast, you will begin your day with a tour around the KL Heritage Walk. During this tour, you will get to see important KL landmarks, such as Masjid Jamek, the Central Market, Little India and Chinatown. This tour will give you plenty of opportunities to work on your street photography, sample delicious street food and do some souvenir shopping.

In the afternoon, after lunch, you will resume your day tour with a trip to the Petronas Twin Towers. During this tour, you will get to enjoy the view over the city from the Twin Towers bridge. An internationally recognised masterpiece, this iconic tower powerfully captures the aspirations of a nation hurtling into the future.

After the Twin Towers tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel for the evening.

Included

Entrance ticket Twin Towers • Land transfer • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Hotel Stripes KL [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 3
Fly to Borneo – Stay at Sepilok Nature Resort

In the morning, you will check out from your hotel and we will transfer you to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to catch your flight to the Nature City of Sandakan in Borneo.

Upon arrival at Sandakan Airport, you will be transferred to Sepilok Nature Resort for your stay for the night. It will be free and easy for the rest of the day, so you can take this opportunity to explore the nearby Rainforest Discovery Centre or maybe make it to Sandakan town and try its gastronomic offerings!

Included

Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort Sandakan - Chalet • Airport transfer

Meals

Breakfast

Day 4
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge

After breakfast, you will visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a stroll on the boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 10.00am. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer by land to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of the World".

Included

Land Transfer To Sukau • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea!

At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed to have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise for more wildlife sighting. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Included

River Cruise • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Superior Room)

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 6
Sandakan / Grandis Hotel

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land journey. After lunch, we will drop you off at Sandakan Airport to take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu, you will then be transferred to Hotel Grandis, located smack dab in the heart of Kota Kinabalu. The rest of the day is free for your own activity.

Situated within a shopping mall and surrounded by many nearby attractions, you can opt to go shopping, spend your day at the spa or go island-hopping today. You can also scout for the best places to enjoy local food as well as fresh seafood while you’re here.

Included

Accommodation at Hotel Grandis • Transfers

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7
Kota Kinabalu City Food Tour

Explore the lesser known hot spots in KK City & experience Sabah's exuberant food culture like never before!

This food tour is inclusive of a KK City day tour where you will be taken around the bustling KK markets in search of delicious offerings, enjoy Tenom coffee and other teatime delights, marvel on the beautiful KK sunset and savour fresh seafood for dinner!

Included

Transport • English Speaking Guide • Foods Served During The Tour • Accommodation at Hotel Grandis

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 8
Kota Kinabalu

After a whole day of adventure yesterday, today is free and easy for you to relax and explore the city at your own pace. Should you like to book a day tour, you can always get in touch with us for recommendations.

Included

Accommodation at Hotel Grandis

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bahru – Perhentian Island

After having your breakfast and checking out from your hotel, you will be picked up and transferred to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for the final leg of your journey: Perhentian Island!

Upon arriving at the Kota Bahru Airport, you will then be transferred to Perhentian Island via speedboat from Kuala Besut Jetty and will be checking in at Bubu Resort. The rest of the day is free and easy for you to enjoy.

Included

Transfers • Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 10
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

It’s another day in paradise! Perhentian Island sparks pinch-yourself moments as you step onto the sand while you're surround by endless tropical beauty that stretches along South China Sea.

Time to hit the beach and soak up the sun! Don’t forget your sun block and a good book.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 11
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

Today, take the time to discover the Perhentian Island and learn a thing or two about the underwater world. Do also take the time to go diving, snorkelling or take part in any water sport activity while you’re at it.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 12
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

Good morning!

Perhentian’s lush rain forest on the island is a particularly favourable destination for trekking, as the island’s remarkable biodiversity is matched by a good network of jungle trails where you can experience the hundreds of species of flora and animal inhabitants.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 13
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

Don't miss the chance to rent a Water Taxi. The Perhentian Islands have a lot of water taxies, which are small boats, that can take you around to some of the other beaches on the two islands.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 14
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

You last full day at the island. Don't forget to enjoy it and relax before going home. Have your last meal of some of the local delicacies such as sea food and fresh coconut juice.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 15
Departure Kota Bahru

Every good thing will eventually come to an end (tsk!), it’s time for you to go home.

After breakfast and checking out, you will be transferred back to Kota Bahru via speedboat and to the airport to catch your next flight. We hope you will have enjoyed your holiday and see you soon!

Included

Boat & Land Transfers to Kota Bahru Airport

Meals

Breakfast

Tour Overview


  • Day 01: Hello, Kuala Lumpur!
  • Day 02: SKL Heritage Walk & KL Twin Towers Tour
  • Day 03: Fly to Borneo – Stay at Sepilok Nature Resort
  • Day 04: Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge
  • Day 05: Kinabatangan River
  • Day 06: Sandakan / Grandis Hotel
  • Day 07: Kota Kinabalu City Food Tour
  • Day 08: Kota Kinabalu
  • Day 09: Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bahru – Perhentian Island
  • Day 10: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 11: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 12: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 13: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 14: Bubu Resort – Perhentian Island
  • Day 15: Departure Kota Bahru

  • Distance Instructions
  • Distance Instructions

Day 1
Hello, Kuala Lumpur!

Welcome to Kuala Lumpur!

Upon arrival at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), we will meet you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Here, you will experience the bustling metropolitan of Kuala Lumpur; also known as the 'garden city of lights', which is famous for its shopping, nightlife and delicious food. Witness the intoxicating modernity of KL City as the city that never sleeps. Don't forget to take this opportunity to shop and eat!
You will be staying at Hotel Stripes in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Included

Accommodation at Hotel Stripes - Deluxe Room • Airport transfer

Day 2
KL Heritage Walk & KL Twin Towers tour

Rise and shine!

After breakfast, you will begin your day with a tour around the KL Heritage Walk. During this tour, you will get to see important KL landmarks, such as Masjid Jamek, the Central Market, Little India and Chinatown. This tour will give you plenty of opportunities to work on your street photography, sample delicious street food and do some souvenir shopping.

In the afternoon, after lunch, you will resume your day tour with a trip to the Petronas Twin Towers. During this tour, you will get to enjoy the view over the city from the Twin Towers bridge. An internationally recognised masterpiece, this iconic tower powerfully captures the aspirations of a nation hurtling into the future.

After the Twin Towers tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel for the evening.

Included

Entrance ticket Twin Towers • Land transfer • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Hotel Stripes KL [Deluxe Room]

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 3
Fly to Borneo – Stay at Sepilok Nature Resort

In the morning, you will check out from your hotel and we will transfer you to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to catch your flight to the Nature City of Sandakan in Borneo.

Upon arrival at Sandakan Airport, you will be transferred to Sepilok Nature Resort for your stay for the night. It will be free and easy for the rest of the day, so you can take this opportunity to explore the nearby Rainforest Discovery Centre or maybe make it to Sandakan town and try its gastronomic offerings!

Included

Accommodation at Sepilok Nature Resort Sandakan - Chalet • Airport transfer

Meals

Breakfast

Day 4
Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre / Sukau Rainforest Lodge

After breakfast, you will visit the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. Watch a short video documentary of the rehabilitation activities before taking a stroll on the boardwalk through the lowland rainforest to witness the feeding of the Orang Utan at 10.00am. Thereafter visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre to learn about conservation of the world's smallest bear.

After lunch, transfer by land to the multi awards winning Sukau Rainforest Lodge along Sabah's longest river, Kinabatangan with opportunity to view birds and wildlife in virgin mangrove, wetland and rainforest habitats. After check-in and afternoon refreshment, we take a river cruise using electric motor in search of some of the 10 primate species. Sukau is home to Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and all eight species of hornbills in Borneo.

Return for solar heated hot shower, candle light dinner overlooking the riverbank followed by slide show and interpretation by naturalist guide. Overnight in Sukau Rainforest Lodge, in 2015 awarded by National Geographic as one of the "Unique Lodges of the World".

Included

Land Transfer To Sukau • Entrance Fees • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge - Superior Room

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 5
Kinabatangan River

Wake up to the calls of gibbons and hornbills and hot Sabah tea!

At 6.00am, you will go on a morning river cruise up the Kinabatangan River to Kelenanap oxbow lake to view more birds and wildlife. After breakfast, proceed to have an educational tour at our own in-house Hornbill Boardwalk, located behind the lodge with our in-house naturalist.

In the afternoon, you will proceed to have another river cruise for more wildlife sighting. Overnight stay at the Sukau Rainforest Lodge.

Included

River Cruise • English Speaking Guide • Accommodation at Sukau Rainforest Lodge (Superior Room)

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Day 6
Sandakan / Grandis Hotel

After breakfast, return to Sandakan by land journey. After lunch, we will drop you off at Sandakan Airport to take your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Upon arrival at Kota Kinabalu, you will then be transferred to Hotel Grandis, located smack dab in the heart of Kota Kinabalu. The rest of the day is free for your own activity.

Situated within a shopping mall and surrounded by many nearby attractions, you can opt to go shopping, spend your day at the spa or go island-hopping today. You can also scout for the best places to enjoy local food as well as fresh seafood while you’re here.

Included

Accommodation at Hotel Grandis • Transfers

Meals

Breakfast

Day 7
Kota Kinabalu City Food Tour

Explore the lesser known hot spots in KK City & experience Sabah's exuberant food culture like never before!

This food tour is inclusive of a KK City day tour where you will be taken around the bustling KK markets in search of delicious offerings, enjoy Tenom coffee and other teatime delights, marvel on the beautiful KK sunset and savour fresh seafood for dinner!

Included

Transport • English Speaking Guide • Foods Served During The Tour • Accommodation at Hotel Grandis

Meals

Breakfast • Lunch

Day 8
Kota Kinabalu

After a whole day of adventure yesterday, today is free and easy for you to relax and explore the city at your own pace. Should you like to book a day tour, you can always get in touch with us for recommendations.

Included

Accommodation at Hotel Grandis

Meals

Breakfast

Day 9
Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bahru – Perhentian Island

After having your breakfast and checking out from your hotel, you will be picked up and transferred to Kota Kinabalu International Airport for the final leg of your journey: Perhentian Island!

Upon arriving at the Kota Bahru Airport, you will then be transferred to Perhentian Island via speedboat from Kuala Besut Jetty and will be checking in at Bubu Resort. The rest of the day is free and easy for you to enjoy.

Included

Transfers • Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 10
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

It’s another day in paradise! Perhentian Island sparks pinch-yourself moments as you step onto the sand while you're surround by endless tropical beauty that stretches along South China Sea.

Time to hit the beach and soak up the sun! Don’t forget your sun block and a good book.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 11
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

Today, take the time to discover the Perhentian Island and learn a thing or two about the underwater world. Do also take the time to go diving, snorkelling or take part in any water sport activity while you’re at it.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 12
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

Good morning!

Perhentian’s lush rain forest on the island is a particularly favourable destination for trekking, as the island’s remarkable biodiversity is matched by a good network of jungle trails where you can experience the hundreds of species of flora and animal inhabitants.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 13
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

Don't miss the chance to rent a Water Taxi. The Perhentian Islands have a lot of water taxies, which are small boats, that can take you around to some of the other beaches on the two islands.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 14
Bubu Resort - Perhentian Island

You last full day at the island. Don't forget to enjoy it and relax before going home. Have your last meal of some of the local delicacies such as sea food and fresh coconut juice.

Included

Accommodation at Bubu Resort - Deluxe Garden

Meals

Breakfast

Day 15
Departure Kota Bahru

Every good thing will eventually come to an end (tsk!), it’s time for you to go home.

After breakfast and checking out, you will be transferred back to Kota Bahru via speedboat and to the airport to catch your next flight. We hope you will have enjoyed your holiday and see you soon!

Included

Boat & Land Transfers to Kota Bahru Airport

Meals

Breakfast

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Upgrade to Deluxe Villa – Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Add: MYR 725 per adult
MYR 560 per child

Upgrade from Superior Room to Deluxe Villa at Sukau Rainforest Lodge. With this upgrade, guests can enjoy the newly built rooms designed with exquisite Borneo ambiance (includes air-con, wifi and hearty meals served in buffet style). Guests staying in Deluxe Villa rooms will additionally be upgraded to return boat transfer from Sandakan to Sukau (instead of by road). Via this route, guests also have an opportunity to spot long-nosed monkeys (Proboscis Monkey), world oldest monkeys (Macaque) and other wildlife during the 2-hour ride.


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Upgrade to Beach Villa – Bubu Resort
Add: MYR 200 per room per night

Replace Deluxe Garden and upgrade to Beach Villa at Bubu Resort. With this upgrade, guests can pamper themselves with unique outdoor bathroom area and airy ambience inspired by local architecture with tropical wood furnishings, high ceilings and roofs thatched with nipah palm leaves.


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.

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Package Details


Based on minimum 2 adults.
High Season Surcharges:

Sukau Rainforest Lodge:
01 Jul - 31 Aug @ MYR 168 / Person

Bubu Resort:
01 May - 30 Jun @ MYR 140 / Room / Night
01 Jul - 31 Aug @ MYR 350 / Room / Night

We accept payments with currencies below :
MYR, USD, EUR, GBP, AUD

Package excludes
Flight tickets, Personal expenditure,
Additional tours, Items not mentioned,
Perhentian Island Marine Park
& Conservation Fees, Tips
Prices valid until 31 Mar 2020


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Optional Upgrades


Upgrade to Deluxe Villa – Sukau Rainforest Lodge
Add: MYR 725 per adult
MYR 560 per child

Upgrade to Beach Villa – Bubu Resort
Add: MYR 200 per room per night


Your booking is only finally confirmed when we send you a confirmation and deposit is received. All bookings are subject to availability at the time of booking.